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Constipation (INACTIVE)

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  • Hemorrhoids more common as people age

    Hemorrhoids more common as people age
    Hemorrhoids can be a painful and embarrassing condition, but many people suffer from it, especially as they get older. Luckily, the condition is easy to treat. Sergey Kantsevoy, director of the Center for Therapeutic Endoscopy at Mercy Medical Center,...
  • You don't have to suffer from constipation

    You don't have to suffer from constipation
    Constipation hits everybody at some point. The uncomfortable condition can be caused by many things, including a bad diet and dehydration. Dr. Vaibhav A. Parekh, director of Medstar Harbor Primary Care, talks about how to prevent and treat constipation,...
  • Weather emergencies during MSA testing

     
    Statewide MSA testing is underway in the public schools this week, and the state's instructors have received their memo on how to handle a weather emergency, should one occur, in order to avoid disruption of the tests. A teacher (not the one......
  • Understanding your thyroid: This important gland regulates your metabolism

    Source: Pacific Prime Health Insurance whatdoctorsknow.com Like all organs and systems in the human body, the hormones secreted by the thyroid gland must remain in balance to maintain good health. In simple terms, the thyroid's job is to release a...
  • Michael Douglas: Studios Have Become 'Constipated and Conservative'

    Michael Douglas won rave reviews -- and an Emmy Award -- for his portrayal of Liberace in HBO's "Behind the Candelabra." And, just in time for award season, he's received one more: GQ magazine has named him Diva of the Year for their December issue....
  • Banish the bloat

    Banish the bloat
    For more than a decade, Barbara Blane Toney has been dealing with the classic symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome: bloating, gas and abdominal distress. Her doctors prescribed medication and over-the-counter supplements, treatments that only seemed...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Improve your irritable bowel symptoms and lose weight at the same time

    Q: I have irritable bowel syndrome. I'm also about 20-25 pounds overweight. What kind of diet do I need to follow to address both of these issues? A: Obesity and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are common problems. Still, it's not easy to prescribe a diet...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Backyard weed eases poison ivy, bee sting pain

     Backyard weed eases poison ivy, bee sting pain
    Q: The best poison-ivy remedy I know of is Plantago. I've seen people use common plantain leaves rolled up tight until they start to ooze juice. Some people chew the leaves and then wipe the green saliva on the rash. This works on poison ivy, bee...
  • Lactose intolerance uncommon in young children

    A parent emailed me via our iPhone App recently to ask if her child's constipation, which started as he was transitioning from formula to whole milk, could be a sign of lactose intolerance. She was concerned because her son was having very hard stools....
  • Rethinking fiber and hydration can lead to better colon health

    They're the biggest contributors to improved digestion. If you struggle with bloating, diarrhea, and constipation, your diet may be partly to blame. Certain foods and medications can cause these digestion problems. Likewise, eating too few fibrous...
  • Fluids may prevent constipation better than fiber

    Fluids may prevent constipation better than fiber
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Everyone knows that getting enough fiber is a secret to staying "regular," but a large new study finds that people who got plenty of fluids were the least likely to suffer constipation. The results highlight the importance...